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Beautiful and peaceful walk through the local countryside

Perfect for getting over the over indulgences of the night before. A nice peaceful walk along side... read more

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Simon B
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London, United Kingdom
Great place to visit!

We take our grandson here, it's lovely to walk around. The park could have a bit more for under 5... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julie D
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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an...more
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect for getting over the over indulgences of the night before. A nice peaceful walk along side the estuary with lots of interesting paths and woods to explore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We take our grandson here, it's lovely to walk around. The park could have a bit more for under 5 year olds. Nice cafe, friendly staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice few hours put local for fresh air and bit of fun. I've visited this place since a kid and have always loved it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank weekesy78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Wat Tyler Park on November 15th only to find that the Visitor Centre was closed apparently due to recent fire. No information is given on their website or anywhere else that I can find. Very sad that this happened, but the public need...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank neilwL5228TS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

plenty of Free parking. Good range of children's play ground equipment ages 2 up. Still fun for young teenagers. Lots of picnic space and tables. Sheltered outer picnic area. Walks and open field plus occasional statue art to discovet. Walks and trails mapped. Small marina...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Grant B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived with my friend for a coffee and walk only to find the centre shut due to a recent fire!! not publicised anywhere and even a worker there said it was kept very quiet! Apparently the fire happened a couple of weeks prior. Had to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank freckles2323
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is a great country park that is free to visit. We always park in the first car park as you enter the park as it is always virtually empty as a majority of people can't be bothered using there legs to walk. We enjoy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marktF168
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Enjoyable walks at Wat Tyler park , very relaxing. Dog enjoys wandering around. Nice play area for the children. Nice cafe to get refreshments and have a bite to eat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janetcab
Reviewed October 2, 2018

a lovely place to just go and lose yourself, there is lots of ground to cover and the waterfront, plus the old homes with loads of history. You can even book a wedding and reception there!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Great place for a pleasant walk, walking the dog, or just popping down to the river and watching the boats go by

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert H
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nicki m
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Response from Greg M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's ok for mountain bikes, not road bikes
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
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